Slave Trade Act

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Slave Trade Act is a stock short title used for legislation in the United Kingdom and the United States that relates to the slave trade.

The "See also" section lists other Slave Acts, laws, and international conventions which developed the concept of slavery, and then the resolution and abolition of slavery, including a timeline of when various nations abolished slavery.


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  1. ^ Weekly Standard: Founding Fathers Opposed Slavery, The Founders put slavery on the path to ultimate extinction, Abraham Lincoln said.
  2. ^ Abraham Lincoln's Peoria speech, "In 1803 they passed a law in aid of one or two State laws, in restraint of the internal slave trade."